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Oct 1, 2012 9:00am PDT
today, emmy darling msnbc political analyst and national affairs editor for "new york" magazine john heilemann, "the huffington post" washington bureau chief ryan grim, author of "the daily show" liz winsted and "rolling stone" executive editor eric baits. welcome to bizarre world. ramping you for the first debate each candidate is showering praise on the opposition in the hopes of lowering the bar for themselves. paul ryan gushed over president obama's skills on the debate stage. >> president obama is a very -- he's a very gifted speaker. the man's been on the national stage for many years. he's an experienced debater. >> shockingly, senior white house adviser david plouffe had the same feelings about governor mitt romney. >> we'd expect it all along that governor romney will have a good night. he's prepared more than any candidate in history and shown himself to be a good debater through the years. >> even the candidates were tamping down expectations yesterday. >> i don't think anyone would suggest the debates aren't important. i can't tell you how important it will be. i don't kn
Oct 4, 2012 9:00am PDT
to have his way out of it. it was the way he said it than how. john heilemann made a good point, tweeted about the consultants say watch with saundoff. there was in the body language, in the way they engaged, it was -- >> neither connected to the material or the moment. then you have the contrast of mitt romney who seemed loose and in the moment. >> he had the least to lose. mitt romney comes into the game, so to speak, not expected to do well, back against the wall, and therefore he's free to throw darts, you know, and see what lands. but the point is this as well, obama has just been subject to the fox news treatment of angry black man again. le a lest we pretend, i can't come off too vigorous became it will be like i'm an angry black man, mitt romney will be a vigorously engaged man able to play to his strengths. >> we're going to unpack that thesis of the angry black man and what the president did or did not do. we have to go to break. we have to let savannah go. >> it's dinner time for me. its cocktail hour for nbc's savannah guthrie. >> coming up, we'll get into governor romney's t
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
their last rehearsals before the showdown in denver. mitt romney picks up an endorsement from john elway. people want to know who's going to win and score the punches. it's not winning or losing or the people themselves, the president or myself, it's about something bigger than that, these debates are an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america that we would choose. >> president obama rehearsing in suburban las vegas took a break to deliver pizzas to his local campaign workers. >> it's very nice, you know. we're -- you know, although basically they're keeping me indoors all the time, it's a drag. they're making me do my homework. >> and how much will the debate influence voters. we have our exclusive sneak peek at our new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll coming up. >> sparks fly at the warren/brown debate. >> i
Oct 5, 2012 9:00am PDT
back and cleans his clock in the second one. john kerry in 2004, you remember, won the first debate, against george bush. george bush similarly seemed very unhappy to be there as the president. bush comes back in the second one and wins, goes on to win. so lots of opportunity for the president to come back. but clearly let romney back into this. >> i guess, sam, how far is mitt going to go towards the middle? i mean, bill brings up the question of reproductive rights, the obama care question is certainly still, you know, how much is mitt romney going to embrace massachusetts, his legacy there, in the coming weeks? it's a sharp pivot. >> wasn't just during the debate. he was on fox news saying his 47% comments were completely wrong after doing a press conference the night after saying he stood by the basic premise of it. they are pivoting, the extent to which it goes i have no idea. the extent to which he said he never wrote that op-ed never go bankrupt we'll have the full turn there. to get back to the first turn, i don't think their contradictory attacks by the obama campaign -- it
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